Ahmed Elmarakby

Associate Professor

Ahmed Elmarakby

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral Biology and Diagnostic Sciences

The Graduate School

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology


I have long lasting experience on addressing how to protect kidney against pathophysiological changes of diabetes and hypertension. I have been really interested on addressing the role of oxidative stress and inflammatory cytokines in the pathogenesis of renal injury.

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  • Ph.D., Pharmacology Medical College of Georgia, 2004

  • MS, Pharmacology Mansoura University, 1998

  • BS, Pharmacy Mansoura University, 1993


  • Board Certified Pharmacist in the United States Georgia, 2006

  • Board Certified Pharmacist Egypt , 1993

Awards & Honors

  • Best poster award Winter Eicosanoid meeitng , 2018

  • Travel Award Winter Eicosanoid meeting, 2018

  • New Investigator Travel Award, Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease, High Blood Pressure Research Conference, New Orleans 2013 American Heart Association, 2013

  • Water and Electrolyte Young Investigator Award Experimental Biology Meeting, 2011

  • Annual High Blood Pressure Research Conference New Investigator Award 62nd High Blood Pressure Research Conference, 2008

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • OBMP 9010

    Grad Oral Bio Seminar
  • OBPR 9010

    Graduate Oral Biology Seminar
  • OBPR 8002

    Topics in Oral Biology II
  • OBMP 5002

    Bioclinical Seminar II
  • BMFN 5101

    Biomedical Foundations I
  • BMFN 5102

    Biomedical Foundations II
  • BMHD 5101

    Host Def, Path & Mgt Infect
  • OBMP 9100

    Journal Club in Oral Biology
  • OBPR 9100

    Journal Club in Oral Biology
  • BMNN 5102

    Nervous Sys & Neuroscience II
  • DMIC 5001

    Oral Microbiology and Infectio
  • DPHM 5002

    Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • DPHM 5003

    Pharmacology Seminar
  • OBMP 5001

    Bioclinical Seminar I
  • OBMP 5003

    Special Topics in Oral Biology

Teaching Interests

Pharmacology, Physiology, Biochemistry, Development Biology and Microbiology


Selected Recent Publications

  • Influence of the selective COX-2 inhibitor celecoxib on sex differences in blood pressure and albuminuria in spontaneously hypertensive rats., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Meloxicam fails to augment the reno-protective effects of soluble epoxide hydrolase inhibition in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats via increased 20-HETE levels., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Novel molecular triggers underlie valproate-induced liver injury and its alleviation by the omega-3 fatty acid DHA: role of inflammation and apoptosis., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Inhibition of 12/15-Lipoxygenase Reduces Renal Inflammation and Injury in Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetic Mice., 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Adenosine kinase inhibition protects the kidney against streptozotocin-induced diabetes through anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant mechanisms, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Cytochrome P450 metabolites in cardiovascular disease

Department Service

  • departmental Seminar 2015 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • Steering committee 2014 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member
  • Student Academic Review Committee 2013 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • University senate 2015 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • Grievance and dispute resolution 2013 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Clinical Science and Frontier of Vascular Physiology Journals 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Fellow of the American Heart Association (FAHA) 2012 - Present

  • Pharmacological Research and Vascular Pharmacology 2007 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Clinical Science 2006 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • American Heart Association 2005 - Present